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Our services: Libraries and site information: ISC Library, Stockton

An overview of our libraries

Due to the closure of the International Study Centre at Queen's Campus, Stockton, as of Monday 11 January 2021 the ISC Library will be closed until further notice. 

For any queries, please contact our Virtual Enquiry Desk.

Opening Times and Contact Details


Closed from Monday 11 January 2021.

Please contact our Virtual Enquiry Desk for support. 

ISC Library  
Queen's Campus, Stockton  
University Boulevard  
TS17 6BH  
United Kingdom  


Tel: +44 (0)191 334 0270  

Using the ISC Library

Contact us through our enhanced virtual enquiry desk, Ask DULib. Search our FAQs, e-mail us, or chat with a librarian. Ask DULib is available to all students, staff and users.

Visit Us

The International Study Centre is in Queen’s Campus, Stockton.  The Library is on Level 2 of the Ebsworth Building. 
If you find yourself travelling between Durham City and Stockton on a regular basis, you may wish to consider using the bus. For more information, visit the Greenspace web pages.  


Visitor parking is available, and you will need to sign a visitor book on entry to the Ebsworth Building.  There are several disabled parking bays near the entrance. 
There are bike racks available.  
Guest WiFi  
Visitors can connect to TheCloud@Durham. You can save time by registering for TheCloud@Durham in advance. Visit Durham University's dedicated pages to find out how.  
Food and drink  
Covered drinks and cold food are permitted inside the Library. Our Café is in the Holliday Building and serves a selection of hot food and drink.  
The Library is in the Ebsworth Building and you will need your Campus Card to enter. There are disabled parking bays in front of the building. The Library is on the second floor and is accessible via two lifts.
The ISC Library has a turnstile entrance. If you need assistance with the turnstile, please ask a member of staff at the Reception Point.  

Please see our Accessibility and Support Guide for further information.

There are study spaces to suit a variety of needs. These include:  
  • 5 study rooms  
  • 1 Disability Support Room  
  • PCs available  

All colleagues, students, visitors, contractors and members of the public are required to wear face covering inside all University buildings (unless an individual is exempt from wearing one due to a medical condition). As of 5 January 2021, this includes when seated at a study desk.

All other safety measures should also continue to be followed, including social distancing measures of 2 metres.

Please review the World Health Organisation’s guidance on the safe use of face coverings